Carol Armstrong is a Professor of Art History at Yale. She teaches and writes about 19th century French painting, the history of photography, the history and practice of art criticism, feminist theory and the representation of women and gender in art and visual culture. Professor Armstrong has published books and essays on Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Paul Cézanne, and 19th and 20th century photography, and has curated several museum exhibitions. She is an art critic and has been a frequent contributor to October and Artforum magazines. She is also a practicing photographer. We talk with Carol Armstrong aboutCézanne’s Gravity.